• Events

    Scanning the horizon for 2018: what's next in cyber and space?

    19 December 2017. 

    Tuesday 19 December, 3.30–5.30pm EST
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Speakers:
    Sean Kanuck, Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS
    Todd Harrison, Director of Defense Budget Analysis; Director of Aerospace Security Project; Senior Fellow, International Security Program, CSIS
    Chair:
    Mark Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, IISS–Americas

  • Expert Commentary

    China's State Security Strategy: 'everyone is responsible'

    14 December 2017.  Government education campaigns underscore how Beijing demands loyalty to the party and state from every sector of society — including security forces, party members and the general population.

  • Survival

    How Will the Islamic State Endure?

    20 November 2017.  The Islamic State after the caliphate may yet inspire more and increasing violence.

  • Survival

    Book Reviews

    20 November 2017.  Counter-terrorism and Intelligence Jonathan Stevenson
    Europe Hanns W. Maull
    United States David C. Unger

  • Survival

    The Thick Red Line: Implications of the 2013 Chemical-Weapons Crisis for Deterrence and Transatlantic Relations

    20 November 2017.  Whether or not American policy after the 2013 Syrian chemical-weapons attack was wise, its execution was bungled, causing unnecessary harm to the US–France relationship.

  • Survival

    The End of Cyber Norms

    20 November 2017.  This summer, a nearly seven-year process to write the rules that should guide state activity in cyberspace came to a halt.

  • Events

    China and the world after the 19th party congress

    14 November 2017. 

    Tuesday 14 November, 12–1pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Nigel Inkster, Senior Adviser, IISS
    Chair:
    Nicholas Redman, Director of Editorial; Editor, Strategic Survey and Adelphi Books, IISS

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 3, Part IV: Resurgence of Information Warfare

    18 September 2017. 

    Russia’s intense interest in probing Western civilian-communications infrastructure in recent years suggests that it is preparing to deny adversaries access to the information space in times of crisis.

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 11: North America

    06 September 2017. 

    The transactional mindset that served President Donald Trump so well in his business career appears ill-suited to international relations; this is particularly the case at a time when the US faces a revanchist Russia and a rising China increasingly jealous of American influence in the Asia-Pacific.


  • Survival

    Can Israel Survive Without America?

    17 July 2017.  Those blithely advocating Israeli independence from the United States should be careful what they wish for.

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